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Aspects of the genetics of human aggressive bahaviour
(University of the Free State, 2016-02-11)
English: Abstract indicated in Script chapter by chapter
Platinum-group elements within the Merensky reef, Western Limb, Bushveld complex: results of a high resolution mineralogical and geochemical study
(University of the Free State, 2016)
The formation of the Merensky reef still remains controversial despite of its economic importance and decades of research. Remaining questions like, the variability of the Merensky reef and how this effects the platinum ...
Assessment of groundwater resource in the Tsineng area, Northern Cape: a geophysical survey perspective
(University of the Free State, 2016-07)
English: In this study the groundwater resource the in Tsineng area, Northern Cape was assessed in terms of the volumes of water that may be sustainably abstracted from the aquifer system, and the quality of the available ...
AutoCal: A software application for calibrating photometric data
(Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2016)
We present a software application for the calibration of stellar magnitudes in the absence of standard stars. It uses an existing algorithm to match stars in the target’s field of view to catalogue entries and computes the ...
The effect of NDF content in finishing diets on performance and meat quality of lambs
(University of the Free State, 2016-02)
English: A study was conducted to investigate the effect of incrementally increasing NDF levels of finishing diets on apparent digestibility, production performance, FA composition, oxidative stability and tenderness of ...
Analysis of auto-purification response of the Apies River, Gauteng, South Africa, to treated wastewater effluent
(Water Research Commission, 2016)
The assimilative capacity of water bodies is an important factor in the integrated management of surface water resources. The current study examined the auto-recovery processes of the Apies River from wastewater discharged ...
A spatial analysis of female street traders in the Bloemfontein Central Business District
(University of the Free State, 2016-06)
English: Literature on South African cities has focused on the spatial transformation of South African cities and in particular, South African Central Business Districts (CBDs). A review of the literature suggests that ...
Preparation and characterization of ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer/poly(lactic acid)/sugarcane bagasse composites for water purification
(University of the Free State (Qwaqwa Campus), 2016-01)
Excessive release of heavy metals into the environment due to industrialization and urbanization has posed a great problem to the world. Heavy metal ions do not degrade, therefore they can give bad effect to human body ...
Response of maize to rainwater harvesting and conservation techniques on the Glen/Oakleaf ecotope
(University of the Free State, 2016-11)
English: Rainfall in semi-arid areas fluctuates constantly and it is difficult for farmers to increase crop productivity. The rainfall is insufficient, erratic and unreliable, which is associated with poor water availability ...
Study on luminescence and structural properties of vanadates phosphors
(University of the Free State, 2016-01)
A self-activated yellow emitting zinc vanadate (Zn2 Y20 1) was synthesized by combustion method. The influence of the processing parameters such as synthesis temperature and dopants concentration on the structure, ...